…as in, D.C.  The apparently pro-Pluto Ron Charles of the Washington Post gives Percival’s Planet a very kind review here — much appreciated, Mr. Charles!

“A subtle, satisfying adventure…like a desert version of Doctorow’s Ragtime….Just as the planets influence one another, tugging and stretching their orbits as they sweep around the sun, so all these characters cause perturbations in each other’s lives.  And Byers writes with a sweet mixture of humor and sympathy about lunacy and manhood during a period of extraordinary disruption.”